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Title Who to release? : parole, fairness and criminal justice / edited by Nicola Padfield
Published Cullompton [England] ; Portland, Or. : Willan, [2007]
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Description 1 online resource (xxi, 262 pages)
Contents Who should we keep locked up? / Duncan Nichol -- Parole and risk assessment / Stephen Shute -- Parole board and the changing face of public law / Mark Elliott -- Why fairness matters in criminal justice / Alison Liebling -- New Zealand parole board, its independence and some domestic and international legal challenges / Tony Ellis -- Dealing with indeterminacy : life sentences and IPP- the view from within / Terry McCarthy -- Parole board as a court / Simon Creighton -- Current practice and future changes : a judicial member's perspective / Anthony Thornton -- Recall and re-release of determinate sentence prisoners / Jo Thompson -- Consideration of discretion, offender attributes and the process of recall / Helen Collins -- Recalls : contested facts and risk assessment / Hamish Arnott -- Offenders' views on risk assessment / Gill Attrill and Glenda Liell -- MAPPA, parole and the management of high-risk offenders in the community / Hazel Kemshall -- Paradoxical effects of stringent risk management : community failure and sex offenders / Jackie Craissati -- Pulling together the threads- public confidence and perceptions of fairness / Christine Glenn -- Personal overview / Hugh Southey
Summary This book is concerned to explore the changing role of the Parole Board across the range of its responsibilities, including the prediction of risk and deciding on the release (or continued detention) of the growing number of recalled prisoners and of those subject to indeterminate sentences. In doing so it aims to rectify the lack of attention that has been given by lawyers, academics and practitioners to 'back door sentencing' (where the real length of a sentence is decided by those who take the decision to release) compared to 'front door sentencing' (decisions taken by judges or magistr
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 244-253) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Great Britain. Parole Board for England and Wales.
Great Britain. Parole Board for England and Wales.
Criminal behavior, Prediction of -- England
Criminal behavior, Prediction of -- Wales
Criminal justice, Administration of -- England
Criminal justice, Administration of -- Wales
Judicial discretion -- England
Judicial discretion -- Wales
Mandatory sentences -- England
Mandatory sentences -- Wales
Parole -- England -- Decision making
Parole -- Wales -- Decision making
Recidivism -- England
Recidivism -- Wales
Criminal behavior, Prediction of.
Criminal justice, Administration of.
Judicial discretion.
Mandatory sentences.
Parole -- Decision making.
Form Electronic book
Author Padfield, Nicola.
ISBN 1134024711